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A0L 1357 Dawn brings a gift of spider webs flashing diamonds on sea-grey gorse.
A0P 1849 The reason for the exultation, the explanation of how this sense of craving had been mollified and a sense of sexual peace bestowed on the lyrics was simple: Marianne had come into his arms; that golden apparition of loveliness, that lithe, sensuous, intelligent being of intuition and sympathy; a gift of the gods to rank — and outrank — anything so far told in the surrounding mythology of his adopted Greek homeland!
A7G 276 So a gift of, say £20, will become £26.67 at no added cost to you.
A9J 65 In general, our policy should be to proceed with building our state block by block, without waiting to be given a gift of it through negotiations.
ABP 406 A gift of a large sum of money by an infant was after his death held valid.
ADC 126 At Corinth St Paul found the phenomenon deeply divisive and productive of censoriousness; he taught the Corinthian church that the authenticity of a gift of the Spirit should be tested by whether or not it contributed to love and edification of the community as a whole.
AMT 176 Whereas works were human actions, faith was a gift of grace, a divine action, something implanted in the believer by God — the sort of imagery that Barth refined in his work on Anselm.
AN0 180 Only when Polish intelligence made a gift of its work to GCCS in August 1939 was it able to break its first German messages.
ARR 965 On her unlucky nights she really would benefit enormously from a gift of blood.
AYR 442 And as an added incentive you could receive a gift of your choice absolutely free regardless of which savings option you select, if you apply before the 26th July, 1991.
B7N 1657 The company sent the editor a gift of a new product, with his name emblazoned all over the top.
BPF 115 Say thank you with a gift of gold from Beaverbrooks.
BPF 199 A Gift of Love
C88 1835 A GIFT of £100 worth of garden tokens was presented to Dr. Christopher Brill by an unseasonal Father Christmas at the Senior Citizens' Luncheon Club last week.
C96 1156 This was partly the result of a gift of £1 million from the Emir of Kuwait, along with a rise in the number of visitors which has generated around £.5 million.
CAC 310 This happened when a gift of clothes was left for one brownie, who cried:
CBW 3639 The gift of shares was treated as being a transfer of value of the relevant part of the settled property, and therefore no exemption was available as a gift of property to a charity in accordance with para 15(3) (ba), Sch 6, FA 1975, according to the Chancery Division of the High Court in Powell-Cotton v IRC STI 663.
CCN 1815 A gift of story-telling.
CHP 187 The greater part of the literature was commissioned from living authors, being either new work for the purpose (in which case they made a gift of the copyright to the Queen), or their own selection from published work.
CJF 45 Darren often arrived on their church morning with a gift of flowers.
CK5 3052 And he's blessed with a gift of a voice that swoops from arcs of strangulated screeching to the huskiest falsetto.
CM4 909 A gift of gratitude.
CRD 459 In 1949, for example, it emerged before the Lynskey Tribunal that George Gibson, the chairman of the North Western Board, had somewhat unwisely accepted a gift of clothing from the flamboyant contact man, Sidney Stanley.
CRR 21 When a politician assisted a freeholder with a gift of a patronage appointment, he would almost always give it in the guise of an act of friendship, and it was the friendly relationship which was the truly significant factor.
CRR 135 The laird of Stracathro, from the urgency of his correspondence, was clearly in terror that the land in question might be granted to another, for he was not attempting to secure a gift of the land but offering to pay full market value for it.
EW9 782 Hope, however, was provided by the offer of a gift of £1,000 from Alderman Ephraim Hallam, to provide leaving scholarships for boys to go on to University.
EX7 157 I had failed a test of faith; faith was a gift of God, yet a gift you must have to live.
FD2 84 The dispositive contents of the will include:(i) pecuniary legacies of £1,000 each to the two executors, and of £2,000 to a Mr. Clarke, the deceased's stockbroker;(ii) provision for 150B, High Street and its contents to be retained to provide a residence during their respective lifetimes of two ladies, Mrs. Donelly and Mrs. Willett;(iii) a settled legacy of £10,000 to provide for the maintenance of 150B, High Street during the residence there of the two ladies;(iv) a settled legacy of £2,000 for a specified animal charity; and (v) a gift of residue in equal shares to two specified charities.
FPN 26 He had a mind of quicksilver and a gift of repartee that was second nature; his special love of language arose, I think, from the absence of a formal education.
G1Y 340 If Johnson did speak as he wrote — economically, pithily and with a gift of great accuracy — Boswell's Aberdeen observation means that he also sounded beautifully.
G3A 1303 The Spirit is probably meant by passages of the New Testament which speak of repentance as a gift of God.
G3A 1311 When it comes to faith, we are left in no doubt that this is a gift of God brought about by the Holy Spirit.
GT4 653 On this occasion Swift brought him a gift of £20 from Bolingbroke.
H09 479 As earlier stated a vineyard was always associated with the Palace, in the year 1325, Edward II who when travelling through Kent, was resting at Bokinfold, was sent a gift of wine from the Bishop's vineyard at Halling.
H7P 686 and she willingly made a gift of it to her mother in sincere, if perhaps slightly exasperated affection.
H81 1315 For instance, in Sibree v. Tripp, Parke B. says, ‘It is clear if the claim be a liquidated and ascertained sum, payment of part cannot be satisfaction of the whole, although it may, under certain circumstances, be evidence of a gift of the remainder.’
H84 601 ‘I do not know why I even trust you, but I have no men trained to use their hearts in the way you are able to as a gift of Ptah.
HDD 359 So wisdom is a gift of the Holy Spirit and that particular thing is to er help us to judge in the way that God does.
HJ4 3152 Meanwhile Joey Dunlop was delighted to receive a gift of a 750cc Honda which he rode today.
HXW 520 What has never before been directly decided in England is whether the doctrine applies to a gift of land by delivery of the title deeds…
J2B 58 Mrs Sayce marked her retirement this summer by a gift of money for books in Linguistics, Comparative Literature and Modern Languages.
J6S 576 In particular, a gift of his shares (to a family trust for instance ) is treated as a recovery of capital for these purposes.
J6S 677 Assuming the trustees use the loan to acquire Newco shares which they then distribute to employees (relying on the Revenue's press release of 5 December 1990 to ensure the trust does not suffer a capital gains tax charge), they will not be able to repay the borrowings, in which case Newco might as well have made a gift of the necessary funds to the trustees at the outset.
J7D 1194 "supply" is defined in s46 to include:(a) selling, hiring out or lending the goods;(b) entering into a hire-purchase agreement to furnish the goods;(c) the performance of any contract for work and materials to furnish the goods;(d) providing the goods in exchange for any consideration (including trading stamps) other than money;(e) providing the goods in or in connection with the performance of any statutory function; or (f) giving the goods as a prize or otherwise making a gift of the goods.
JY3 3403 Of all the people in the world to expose her seething mass of fears and insecurities to, Guy Sterne would have been her last choice…yet she'd told him about Mortimer, she'd carelessly made him a gift of her virginity, she'd wildly announced she loved him, and now she was baring her soul over the painful anguish of her mother's death…
K1V 1782 The maharajah offered to make a gift of a well to the village of Stoke Row.
K4W 9358 Young patients at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital will benefit from a gift of £1,120 from 49 probationary Durham police constables who raised the cash with a sponsored swim.
K5X 59 The double stranded octamer oligonucleotide (a gift of G.May) was (top strand) 5' GGGCTGATTGATTTGCATGTCCAG 3'.
K95 1784 ‘I had a gift of some wine.’
K97 2010 Mrs Heaton was then presented with a floral arrangement and a gift of a framed print by local artist Jenny Holland.